Closures/Openings

Facilities

The following Pasco County buildings and properties are closed, until further notice:

  • Historic Pasco County Courthouse, 37918 Meridian Ave., Dade City
  • Guardian Ad Litem Office West
  • Guardian Ad Litem Office East
  • Senior Services East, 13853 15th St., Dade City
  • Senior Services Central, 6801 Wisteria Lp., Land O’ Lakes
  • Senior Services West, 8600 Galen Wilson Blvd., New Port Richey
  • All Pasco County Libraries are offering limited services. (See Libraries below.)

Parks, Recreation & Natural Resources

To see the latest Parks updates and openings, please visit: Pasco Parks Updates.

All Pasco County Parks are open.  Recreation complexes and community centers, playgrounds, shelter and pavilion reservations, and group camping reservations (groups less than 50) are open and following CDC guidelines. 

For more information on athletic fields, visit Athletic Field Use - Covid-19.

All boat ramps are open. (Please follow all CDC social distancing guidelines.)

Libraries

Pasco County Libraries are open regular hours with limited services.  In-branch events are postponed; however, virtual programs are being offered.  Please check the Events Calendar for a list of online programs.  While in the branch, social distancing and face coverings are required.  For more information, please visit Pasco County Library Updates.

Animal Services (PCAS)

To see the latest changes and updates to PCAS operations, please visit: bit.ly/PCAS_Updates. The Animal Services shelter is open.

  • Animal Services is offering services via appointment only.  Appointments can be made at mypasco.net/pas.
  • Animal Services is not accepting owner/agent surrender animals and is focusing available resources on stray, sick and injured animals.  Rehoming options are available at mypasco.net/pas.
  • In-person pet licensing sales are available during normal operating hours at the adoption center, or online at secure.pascocountyfl.net/petlicensing.  Pet licenses are also available at all Pasco County Veterinary Clinics.

Public Transportation (PCPT)

COVID-19 Service Changes Effective Thursday, December 17, 2020

Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT) will begin a modified bus schedule to limit the number of riders allowed on each bus in observance of CDC social distancing and gathering guidelines, due to increasing COVID-19 cases in Pasco County.

To accommodate this change, PCPT will increase the number of buses on the busiest routes by reassigning them from under-used routes. Click here for more information.

Building Construction Services

The New Port Richey office has established a service window on the 1st floor to accept permit applications, payments and documents.  Online applications have also been enhanced.  Public access to the 2nd floor of the West Pasco Government Center is limited.  A service area has been established outside the main office to provide additional service needs.  

  • Central Permitting services in the Dade City and Land O’ Lakes Offices: Public access is limited; however, there is a service area outside the main office where we’re accepting permit applications, payments, documents and providing other service needs.
  • Building inspections are being conducted.   We encourage the use of our VuSpex Mobile Video Inspections tool.

Planning and Development

All transactions will be conducted online until further notice.  Team members are working remotely and onsite when necessary. Public access is limited to the 3rd floor conference room at the West Pasco Government Center.

Economic Development

Team members are working remotely and onsite when necessary.  The team conducts site visits and attends on and off-site meetings when required to ensure service needs are met.

 Code Enforcement

 Team members are reporting to assigned work areas.  Interior inspections of occupied structures are on hold.

Senior Services

All Pasco County Senior Centers are closed, and all senior programs, activities, classes, and meetings are cancelled until further notice.  Please call 727-834-3340 with any questions.

Human Services

Pasco County Human Services offices are closed to the public; however, our team is providing services remotely via e-mail and by phone.  Please call 727-834-3297 with any questions.

Cooperative Extension

UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County slowly and safely reopening, as follows:

*Offices are open to the public for walk-ins and by appointment

*One Stop Shop Incubator Kitchen is open; face masks are required

Please visit our website or call 352-518-0156 with any questions.

Purchasing

All Solicitation/Bid Closing Meetings will be held in Internal Services Conference Rooms 129 & 130.

Until further notice, vendors will also be able to submit their bids and documents via email before (or on) the day and time required for bids that require a physical bid submission.  Please be prepared to provide the original documents upon request.

Note: All required documents still have to be submitted, or the bid will be deemed non-responsive. 

Pasco County Utilities (PCU)

PCU Customer Service Centers in Land O’ Lakes and New Port Richey are closed to walk-in customers until further notice.  The Dade City location remains open.  PCU is encouraging customers to take advantage of our online and pay-by-phone options. Our Land O’ Lakes and New Port Richey locations also have drive-throughs as an alternative to coming into our Customer Service Center.

For more information about Utilities Services & Support, please visit: www.pascocountyfl.net/3568/Service-Update

Pasco County Solid Waste

The West Pasco Resource Recovery Facility and East Pasco Transfer Station are open for residential waste.  This change restores services that previously limited residential trash drop-offs.

Pasco County Public Works

The Pasco County Public Works Office at 4454 Grand Boulevard in New Port Richey is closed until further notice; however, we are available by phone at 727-834-3611 during regular business hours.

Pasco County Recycling

Pasco County Recycling has re-opened the following community recycling drop-off:

  • Land O’ Lakes Area Recycling: 6801 Wisteria Loop, Land O’ Lakes (M-F hours only)

Misdemeanor Probation

Misdemeanor Probation is now conducting appointments by mail and phone.  Our offices are closed to the public; however, we can be reached by phone at 727-834-3300 in New Port Richey and 352-521-4250 in Dade City.

Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller

The Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller’s Office is encouraging the use of online and telephone resources to resolve issues, pay fines, check on public records, track court events and much more.  To see a full list of services available to you remotely, please visit: www.pascoclerk.com/809/COVID-19-Coronavirus-Pandemic.

Pasco County Tax Collector

The tax collector’s five offices are offering limited, in-person lobby services, while maintaining social distancing.  Hours are M - F, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Gulf Harbors and Wesley Chapel offices are open Saturdays beginning from 8:30 a.m. to noon to serve Pasco County residents only.  For information on available services during this time, please visit www.pascotaxes.com.

Pasco County Property Appraiser

All Property Appraiser’s offices are now fully-staffed and open for regular business hours: www.pascopa.com.